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JORDAN IN THREE DAYS: AMMAN, PETRA, JERASH, MADABA & THE DEAD SEA

JORDAN IN THREE DAYS: AMMAN, PETRA, JERASH, MADABA & THE DEAD SEA

Three days in Jordan is just enough to see its main landmarks and highlights such as Petra, Jerash, and the Dead Sea. PLAN TO SPEND A LONG WEEKEND  WITH A HOME BASE IN AMMAN If you arrive on a Friday evening and depart on Tuesday…

DAY TRIP FROM AMMAN: MOUNT NEBO, MADABA, BETHANY & THE DEAD SEA

DAY TRIP FROM AMMAN: MOUNT NEBO, MADABA, BETHANY & THE DEAD SEA

Some of Jordan’s highlights – Madaba, Mount Nebo, Bethany Beyond the Jordan, and the Dead Sea are close enough that you can explore everything in one day. Follow this sample itinerary that includes Jordan’s sacred sites, and even floating in the Dead Sea, to get…

DAY TRIP FROM AMMAN: JERASH

DAY TRIP FROM AMMAN: JERASH

The ancient city of Jerash is only 45 minutes from Amman and a perfect place for a half-day trip from Jordan’s capital. It is a beautiful drive through verdant rolling hills and valleys filled with olive groves and pine forests. Jerash is one of the…

HOW TO VISIT THE DEAD SEA IN JORDAN: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

HOW TO VISIT THE DEAD SEA IN JORDAN: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you are planning to visit Jordan, you are probably thinking about spending some time by the Dead Sea, relaxing in the largest natural spa on earth, and floating in the salty water, covered in rejuvenating mud. Here are some things to know before you…

HOW TO VISIT BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN

HOW TO VISIT BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN

Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the baptismal site of Jesus, is about 40-minute drive from Jordan’s capital Amman. There are many companies where you can hire a car with a driver. Read more in our post JORDAN TRAVEL TIPS FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS. The baptismal site…

HOTEL INSIDER: THE ST. REGIS AMMAN, JORDAN

HOTEL INSIDER: THE ST. REGIS AMMAN, JORDAN

The St. Regis Amman is the newest addition to the hotel scene in Jordan. Until then, the only comparable luxury hotel had been The Four Seasons, located in the same, affluent Abdoun location at Circle Five. The St. Regis was opened in June 2019, however…